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Dec.03.2009
Award-winning journalist and cultural historian Jeff Biggers takes us on a sweeping journey into the secret history of coal-mining in American heartland.  In the ruins of his family’s strip-mined homestead in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois, Biggers unfolds a deeply personal and...
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Sep.30.2009
"Questions are posed," writes Norman Mailer, "in the hope they will open into richer insights, which in turn will bring forth sharper questions." In this series of conversations, John Buffalo Mailer, 27, poses a series of questions to his father, challenging the reflections and...
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Jan.11.2008
In The Hijacking of Jesus, Dan Wakefield asks how and why the Christian faith has been so effectively appropriated by the Bush administration. Why is it that Republicans have become the party of "moral values?" How is it that mainline Christian denominations and leadership, both Catholic...
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Dec.07.2007
A straightforward agenda by political activists Blades and Rowe-Finkbeiner advocates a seriously thought-out, workable scheme for empowering mothers at home and in the workplace. The book is snappily structured in chapters that correspond to the letters making up the word mother: M is for “...